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Sentimental and I’m not going to apologize for it..

Updated: Feb 20

 Typically, I DO NOT consider myself an overly sentimental person, but on this ONE issue, I am unglued. I’ve lost all mooring and am floating in a wasteland of soft pink sugar and gooey sentiment.

 I have to save these things.  And I am having this apocalyptic battle over the practical and sentimental side of my brain over what??

And all of the homeschool mommies said: educational supplies!!!  Wrapped up in the flashcards, the cuisenaire rods, the wrap-ups, the legos, the stringing beads and the build-a-bear are years of my life!!

And I can not bear the drama any longer.  If I love those things THAT much, then I probably should hold on to them.  And if this pink sugar sentimentality finds someone else to light upon, I will free myself of the excess baggage.  Until then, I am done fighting it.

And all of you regular readers are sitting there with your mouths agape, wondering who on earth has heisted this blog and is posing as the organizing mommy.  Seriously.  This is as much akin to a midlife crisis as I hope to ever see.

So, I am going to do the unthinkable: I am going to SAVE things that have no foreseeable use in the future for the pure sentimentality of it.

EXHALE.

Well, I feel better now.  How about you?  What do you mean?  You fainted?!!  GeT Up already.  I still plan to get rid of a pile of other things, so it is not like my entire house will be a warehouse of Timberdoodle relics.   Just the bottom half.  O.K. half of the bottom half.  But still….  

Some people collect antiques.. .. some like fancy dishes.  I love  phonic games and little blocks and counting fishes..

We all have our weaknesses, and I have found mine.  They’ll be plenty of things for little people to do when they visit me, I guess..

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